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Elizabeth Catlett: An Appreciation
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The impact of her sculpture Target extends to the thousands of anonymous people of color, mostly but not exclusively younger males, who are routinely subjected to racist harassment and attacks by police and others throughout the United States.Dignified portrayals of African-Americans, especially of women, were a major feature of her sculpture and prints.

Throwing Up for Peace
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The sad fact is that all traditional modes of dissent, whether they're protest marches or boycotts or sit-ins, must ultimately fail because they are generally powerless to prevent their own inception. What does that mean? The sad fact is that all traditional modes of dissent, whether they're protest marches or boycotts or sit-ins, must ultimately fail because they are generally powerless to prevent their own inception.

'The Iron Lady': Power in Spectator Pumps
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Do we learn anything about Margaret Thatcher from Abi Morgan’s screenplay? And more important, will anyone born after Thatcher’s 11 years in office learn anything about her brand of conservatism and its effects?Nothing like a movie to drive a wedge between ideology and feelings.

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